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Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea —Almond, David, 1951- author.

"Annie Lumsden has hair that drifts like seaweed, eyes that shine like rock pools, and thoughts that dart and dance like minnows. She lives with her artist mother by the sea, where she feels utterly at home, and has long...

The tale of Angelino Brown —Almond, David, 1951- author.

When Bert discovers a tiny boy angel in his pocket, he takes the angel home to his wife and they happily raise him as their own son.

The boy who swam with piranhas —Almond, David, 1951-

Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned barmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession ...

Skellig —Almond, David, 1951-

Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.

The color of the sun —Almond, David, 1951- author.

"One hot summer morning, only weeks after his father's death, Davie steps out his front door into the familiar streets of the Tyneside town that has always been his home. But this seemingly ordinary day takes on an air o...

A song for Ella Grey —Almond, David, 1951-

Claire witnesses a love so dramatic it is as if Ella Grey has been captured and taken from her, but the loss of her best friend to the arms of Orpheus is nothing compared to the loss she feels when Ella is taken from the...

Kate, the cat and the moon —Almond, David, 1951-

After being awakened by a white cat, Kate becomes a cat herself and the two of them wander on a nighttime journey.

War is over —Almond, David, 1951- author.

It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's dad is fighting in the trenches far away in France. His mum works in the munitions factory just along the road. His teacher says that John is fighting, too, that he is at war with...

Secret heart —Almond, David, 1951-

Living with his mother in a small village on the edge of the suburbs, shy, often inarticulate, Joe Maloney frequently dreams of a beautiful, elusive tiger whose significance begins to be clear after he befriends a young ...

Raven summer —Almond, David, 1951-

Led to an abandoned baby by a raven, fourteen-year-old Liam seems fated to meet two foster children who have experienced the world's violence in very different ways as he struggles to understand war, family problems, and...

The fire-eaters —Almond, David, 1951-

In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and fri...

The dam —Almond, David, 1951- author.

Kielder Water is a wild and beautiful place, rich in folk music and legend. Years ago, before a great dam was built to fill the valley with water, there were farms and homesteads in that valley and musicians who livened ...

Skellig the owl man

Young Michael hates his dilapidated new home, he's worried about his sick baby sister, and he's bullied at school. But life changes when he stumbles upon 'Skellig' hiding out in a backyard shed, and quickly realizes that...

My name is Mina —Almond, David, 1951-

Creative, intelligent, nine-year-old Mina keeps a journal in her own disorderly way that reveals how her mind is growing into something extraordinary, especially after she begins homeschooling under the direction of her ...

Half a creature from the sea : a life in stories —Almond, David, 1951- author.

An anthology of dark, powerful and moving short stories from master storyteller David Almond, inspired by his childhood in the north-east of England. It features coming of age stories on the theme of closeness to home, d...

Kit's wilderness —Almond, David, 1951-

Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past.

Heaven Eyes —Almond, David, 1951-

Having escaped from their orphanage on a raft, Erin, January, and Mouse float down into another world of abandoned warehouses and factories, meeting a strange old man and an even stranger girl with webbed fingers and lit...

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